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No rush for Lynch

It's no certainty star Richmond recruit Tom Lynch debuts for his new club in round one as he recovers from injury.

10:39am  Jan 19, 2019

Tom Lynch medical update

Richmond expects new recruit, Tom Lynch to progress to running in 7-10 days following a minor medical procedure yesterday, as part of the rehabilitation of his injured knee.

1:40pm  Nov 23, 2018

Long to Lynch a Tiger tonic

Prized Richmond recruit Tom Lynch’s ability to provide his new teammates with another target for long, down-the-line kicks shapes as pivotal to the Tigers overcoming what’s proven to be a slight deficiency for them.

1:04pm  Nov 5, 2018

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Tom J.
Lynch

Height
199 cm
DOB
31-10-1992
Weight
99 kg
Debut
2011
Games
2018
10
Career
131
Goals
2018
20
Career
254
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
667
Avg
67
Tom J.Lynch

Player Bio

Tom Lynch officially became a Tiger after Richmond secured the Gold Coast restricted free agent on a seven-year deal during the 2018 free agency period.

Lynch, 25, was drafted to the Suns with pick No. 11 overall in the 2010 AFL National Draft.

He played 131 senior level games and kicked 254 goals in his eight-year career at the Suns.

A premier key forward who earnt All Australian honours in 2016, Lynch was a four-time leading goal kicker at his former Club, dual best-and-fairest and served as co-captain in 2017 and 2018. 

Playing honours: Gold Coast best and fairest 2017, 2018; All-Australian 2016.
Brownlow Medal: 2018 votes 5; career votes 32.
Draft history: 2010 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Gold Coast) No. 11 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 10
    • Kicks 8.9
    • Handballs 3.8
    • Disposals 12.7
    • Marks 4.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.2
    • Goals 2.0
    • AFL Fantasy 66.7

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Carlton Rd 2
Handballs 8 St Kilda Rd 13
Disposals 21 Carlton Rd 2
Marks 8 Hawthorn Rd 14
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 North Melbourne Rd 1
Goals 8 Carlton Rd 2
AFL Fantasy 139 Carlton Rd 2

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 North Melbourne W 55 - 39 12 4 16 4 0 3 6 7 0 1 70
2 Carlton W 67 - 101 16 5 21 4 0 4 0 4 8 1 139
3 Fremantle L 68 - 96 9 2 11 4 0 2 1 1 1 1 53
4 West Coast Eagles L 139 - 59 7 1 8 4 0 1 0 0 3 1 55
5 Brisbane Lions W 71 - 76 9 4 13 4 0 1 1 1 2 1 62
6 Adelaide Crows L 110 - 62 5 5 10 5 0 0 2 1 0 0 38
7 Western Bulldogs L 81 - 72 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Melbourne L 77 - 146 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Port Adelaide L 42 - 82 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Geelong Cats L 36 - 121 7 4 11 6 0 0 1 0 1 3 53
12 GWS Giants L 134 - 26 5 3 8 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 32
13 St Kilda L 78 - 80 8 8 16 6 0 2 3 4 3 1 86
14 Hawthorn L 96 - 43 11 2 13 8 0 0 1 2 2 1 79
15 Collingwood L 60 - 99 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 North Melbourne L 95 - 58 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Essendon L 51 - 95 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Sydney Swans W 64 - 88 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Carlton L 44 - 79 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Melbourne L 143 - 47 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Richmond L 51 - 125 - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Brisbane Lions L 74 - 78 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Geelong Cats L 142 - 40 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 4 - L: 18 89 38 127 47 0 13 16 22 20 10 667

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 131
    • Kicks 9.1
    • Handballs 5.3
    • Disposals 14.4
    • Marks 5.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.6
    • Tackles 1.7
    • Goals 1.9
    • AFL Fantasy 73.3

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Carlton Rd 2, 2018
Handballs 12 Carlton Rd 20, 2014
Disposals 24 Carlton Rd 20, 2014
Marks 14 St Kilda Rd 15, 2016
Hit-outs 6 Carlton Rd 22, 2012
Tackles 7 North Melbourne Rd 1, 2018
Goals 8 Carlton Rd 2, 2018
AFL Fantasy 139 Carlton Rd 2, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Gold Coast Suns 89 38 127 47 0 13 16 22 20 10 667
2017 Gold Coast Suns 183 106 289 120 2 28 19 36 44 24 1526
2016 Gold Coast Suns 219 120 339 153 12 31 27 37 66 34 1896
2015 Gold Coast Suns 212 83 295 134 16 21 25 33 43 33 1589
2014 Gold Coast Suns 203 128 331 122 4 17 21 41 46 25 1654
2013 Gold Coast Suns 57 40 97 42 12 6 6 13 8 6 483
2012 Gold Coast Suns 146 108 254 98 30 19 22 26 12 10 1117
2011 Gold Coast Suns 79 69 148 53 7 13 20 21 15 8 676

Legend

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Disposals
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Marks
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Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
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Frees Against
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Tackles
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Goals
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AFL Fantasy points